The White Elephant

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"The White Elephant"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 15
Directed by Laurence Bourne
Written by John Lucarotti
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-15
Original air date 4 January 1964 (1964-01-04)
Guest appearance(s)
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The White Elephant is the fifteenth episode of the third series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 4 January 1964. The episode was written by John Lucarotti.[1]


Following the theft of Snowy, a rare albino elephant, Steed and Cathy are brought in to investigate illegal ivory smuggling.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The White Elephant". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 

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